AOC believes McConnell is holding back COVID-19 relief bill in ‘poison pill’ scheme

July 9, 2020
Mark Hallum

With four months gone by since the first – and maybe the last – federal stimulus package during the COVID-19…

No way, Fay! NYC under tropical storm warning as heavy rain and wind approach

Hasn't New York City been through enough? While enduring a pandemic, an economic crash and civil unrest, the city is…

July 9, 2020

De Blasio cancels all large public events requiring city-issued permit through September

As the city works to use more open space for public use, all large events requiring a city-issued permit will…

July 9, 2020

Manhattan borough president says graffiti vandalism might cost city millions to clean

The Manhattan borough president said on Thursday morning that graffiti vandalism to some of the buildings surrounding the current #OccupyCityHall…

July 9, 2020

New Jersey Senator calls for $32 billion in transit funds in next stimulus

As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer continue the back and forth to bring the Heroes…

July 9, 2020

Black Lives Matter mural painted at Trump Tower, much to chagrin of the president

Stretching a block long, city residents led by the mayor and Rev. Al Sharpton painted a large mural of Black…

July 9, 2020

Op-Ed | Why the census counts

By Julie Menin, Director of NYC Census 2020  By now, hopefully, you’ve heard that the 2020 Census is underway that…

July 9, 2020

Woman dies of injuries after jumping in front of Manhattan train

A mentally disturbed woman apparently jumped in front of a northbound C train just pulling into the West 34th Street…

July 9, 2020

City congresswoman introduces bill that requires more domestic PPE production

A New York City politician is introducing a new bill to make sure that the United States is prepared for…

July 9, 2020

Over 34,000 air conditioners installed in low-income senior homes as part of COVID-19 Heat Wave Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio provided an update on Thursday on the city's plan to keep elderly and low-income New Yorkers…

July 9, 2020

Nashville SC dropped from MLS is Back Tournament, NYCFC’s Group A schedule changes

After five players tested positive for COVID-19, Nashville SC was removed from the MLS is Back Tournament on Thursday afternoon,…

July 9, 2020

Subway Series meeting on Sept. 11 in Queens highlights Mets, Yankees’ 2021 schedule

The New York Mets and Yankees announced their 2021 MLB schedules on Thursday afternoon — making it official that they…

July 9, 2020

City zoos and aquarium slated to reopen on July 24 after months of being closed

After months of being closed down due to COVID-19, the city's zoos and aquarium finally have a reopening date.  The…

July 9, 2020

Many New York City beaches are still closed due to lifeguard shortages

Beaches reopened for swimming on July 1 following coronavirus-related closures, but a shortage of lifeguards has kept large sections of…

July 9, 2020

In crisis once again, MTA looks to private sector proposals for help

If New Yorkers remember the Genius Challenge from 2017, as the "summer of hell" loomed, 2020 looks worse but not…

July 9, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Group featuring C.K. McWhorter, CTRL USA CEO, “keen” on buying Mets

A source with knowledge of its pursuit disclosed to amNewYork Metro on Thursday morning that a group of high net…

July 9, 2020

Fifteen NYC Catholic schools won’t reopen in September due to COVID-19

BY ALEX MITCHELL AND ROBERT POZARYCKI Financial struggles brought on by the coronavirus pandemic will keep 15 Catholic schools across…

July 9, 2020

Here are some of the best water playgrounds and sprinkler parks for kids this summer

BY JENNA FANELLI It’s now sprinkler and water playground season in NYC, which means it’s time to get the kids…

July 9, 2020

Two Queens beaches open up for summer fun

Generations of New Yorkers have whiled away the long hot summer for more than eight decades at the Silver Gull…

July 9, 2020

Nets poised to add veteran forward Michael Beasley for Orlando run

The Nets are poised to continue bringing in help to their Orlando bubble as they are reportedly nearing a deal…

July 9, 2020

LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal D evacuated after suspicious luggage is found: TSA

A suspicious checked bag triggered an evacuation from LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal D early Thursday morning. According to the TSA, an…

July 9, 2020

NYCFC still can’t find a goal, drop MLS Tournament opener to Philadelphia Union

The long layoff did little to solve NYCFC's offensive woes as they were blanked yet again in a 1-0 loss…

July 9, 2020

Two sought for slashing a man in Brooklyn in broad daylight: cops

Police are investigating a stabbing that left a man injured in Brooklyn on Thursday morning. Authorities say that at 9:28…

July 9, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court rules some Trump financial records can be revealed

BY LAWRENCE HURLEY AND JAN WOLFE The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain…

July 9, 2020

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